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STANDARD SALARY SCHEDULE GRADE 20
LOCATION OF POSITION
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Main Purpose of Job
Maryland’s Interagency Commission on School Construction (IAC) is recruiting a project manager eager to use their skills to positively impact educational facilities across the State. The ideal candidate is an architect, engineer, or construction professional with experience in the management and oversight of public facility projects with strong communication skills and a commitment to public service for an essential position at a pivotal time for this independent State agency. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to positively impact public school students in the State. Candidates should be excited to take on a new challenge and to actively participate in making changes that will benefit every student in Maryland. Incumbents will typically work Monday through Friday on a hybrid remote/in-person basis.
The Project Manager guides and supports all assigned Local Education Agencies’ (LEAs’) facilities planning, design, and construction activities to help each assigned LEA maintain an educationally sufficient and fiscally sustainable portfolio of facilities.
This position visits existing schools and construction projects, advises LEAs and IAC staff in all matters related to school facilities from concept planning to construction and through maintenance and operations (M&O), including building system replacements. This advisory position assists in the development of strategies for ensuring safe, healthy, and educationally sufficient school facilities including their capital and operational funding, facility management procedures, proper M&O staffing ratios, and the entire facility management process. Reporting regularly to the Executive Director and assigned managers on findings and recommendations for improvement and corrective action, including the development of reports and testimony to the Interagency Commission, the Administration, and the General Assembly on behalf of the Executive Director. This position provides a substantial level of analysis and information to make funding decisions related to both simple and complex projects.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or architecture from an accredited college or
Experience: Three years of experience
as a design or project Engineer or Architect for large-scale multi-year
Master’s degree in engineering or architecture from an accredited college or
university may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.
Professional Engineer or Professional Architect registration in the State of
Maryland or in a state with comparable requirements may be substituted for the
may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned
officer in Civil Engineer Corps or Engineering Aid classifications or
Construction Engineering Technician, Technical Engineer, or Civil or Combat
Engineering specialty codes in the Engineering field of work on a
year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
- Experience in building system, Local, State & National codes
- Proficiency in drawing review & construction technology/management software
- Skills in Project Management, Google Apps, Microsoft Word & Excel, and presentation graphics
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.
It is preferred that applicants complete the MD State Government online application for employment -AND- submit their professional resume. The application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position. If the applicant is unable to apply online, paper applications can be obtained from the link below and mailed to MSDE Office of Human Resources, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. If there is a supplemental questionnaire, this must be completed and sent in with your paper application, if you are unable to apply online.
Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered.
All application materials must be received in our office by the closing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications must be complete to be considered including all related job duties, even if those are also listed on an attached resume. Additional required materials may be uploaded with the online application or mailed to the address listed.
Inquiries can be made to 410-767-0019 TDD 410-333-3045. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.
If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. TTY Users: Call via Maryland Relay.
Proof of eligibility to work is required in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
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